On June 27, 2019, all of our Cancer Action Councils (CACs) met at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church to share research priorities and set future directions for our CAC network. All CACs were represented.
OCHECE is leading or collaborating on several new projects. More information to come! Best Practices to Engage Black Men in the Development of a Cancer Health Equity Research Agenda. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington Engagement Award. Project Lead: Jinping
Please join us on Friday, October 11 for “Engaging Black Men as Leaders and Partners in Cancer Research.” Register here: https://www.karmanos.org/BLACKMENRESEARCHSYMPOSIUM 8:00 – 8:30 AM Registration 8:30 – 9:00 AM Welcome and Overview Jinping Xu, MD, MS Professor, Department of Family Medicine
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Wednesday October 10th 2018 1 PM – 3 PM Wertz Auditorium, Karmanos Cancer Institute Please join us for a celebration and open house. Come meet our staff and learn more about OCHECE’s aims and initiatives. All faculty, staff, community partners,
Rhiannon Chester, who is a member of our new LGBTQ Cancer Action Councils, was featured on the podcast Collections by Michelle Brown. Check out her interview here! Michelle Brown introduces Rhiannon: “Rhiannon Chester is a Detroit native. She is, in
Congrats to Dr. Hayley Thompson, Detroit HealthLink staff, and community partners. In July 2017 Detroit HealthLink was awarded an additional Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award to increase LGBTQ community engagement in cancer research by funding the expansion of Detroit HealthLink
On June 19, 2017 our first 3 Cancer Action Councils celebrated the completion of our “Building Your Capacity: Advancing Research Through Community Engagement” training. Around 100 people were in attendance to share a meal and celebrate the graduates including academic
The Arab American Cancer Action Council, in partnership with ACCESS (Arab American Community Center for Economic and Social Services) began meeting in June (2017). The group is comprised of 11 core members including female cancer survivors and their family members.
Detroit HealthLink Advisory and Oversight Committee member, Kristi Graves, PhD, was featured on PCORI’s website. The video highlights Dr. Graves work and PCORI Research Award, Neuva Vida Intervention: Improving Quality of Life in Latina Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Caregivers.